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Zucchini vs. Marrow

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Zucchininoun

A courgette; a variety of squash, Cucurbita pepo, which bears edible fruit.

Marrownoun

(uncountable) The substance inside bones which produces blood cells.

Zucchininoun

The edible fruit of this variety of squash.

Marrownoun

(countable) A kind of vegetable like a large courgette/zucchini or squash.

Zucchininoun

marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small

Marrownoun

The pith of certain plants.

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Zucchininoun

small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow; typically dark green

Marrownoun

The essence; the best part.

Zucchini

The zucchini ( (listen); plural: zucchini or zucchinis), courgette (; plural: courgettes) or baby marrow (Cucurbita pepo) is a summer squash, a vining herbaceous plant whose fruit are harvested when their immature seeds and epicarp (rind) are still soft and edible. It is closely related, but not identical, to the marrow; its fruit may be called marrow when mature.

Marrownoun

The inner meaning or purpose.

Marrownoun

Bone marrow biopsy.

‘This patient will have a marrow today.’;

Marrownoun

(obsolete) Semen.

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Marrownoun

A friend, pal, buddy, mate.

‘Cheers marrow!’;

Marrownoun

One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate.

Marrownoun

The tissue which fills the cavities of most bones; the medulla. In the larger cavities it is commonly very fatty, but in the smaller cavities it is much less fatty, and red or reddish in color.

Marrownoun

The essence; the best part.

‘It takes from our achievements . . .The pith and marrow of our attribute.’;

Marrownoun

One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate.

‘Chopping and changing I can not commend,With thief or his marrow, for fear of ill end.’;

Marrowverb

To fill with, or as with, marrow or fat; to glut.

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Marrownoun

the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones

Marrownoun

any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh

Marrownoun

very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones

Marrownoun

large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins

Marrownoun

the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience;

‘the gist of the prosecutor's argument’; ‘the heart and soul of the Republican Party’; ‘the nub of the story’;

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